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Which is right?

The committee plans to hold a meeting at the club.

The committee plan to hold a meeting at the club.

asked Oct 14 '13 at 10:01 Sunitha Srinivas New member

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Committee is a collective noun.

When it is refered to be as a single unit it is singular but when we address to the members of the committee it is plural.

Committee is ready to take action.

Committee are divided on their veiws.

link comment answered Oct 14 '13 at 12:50 Rahul Gupta Expert

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